Ethan Hawke

6 Nov 1970

Actor, Writer, Director

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and director. He made his feature film debut in 1985 with the science fiction movie Explorers, before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society which is considered his breakthrough role. He then appeared in such films as White Fang (1991), A Midnight Clear (1992), and Alive (1993) before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he gained critical acclaim. In 1995, he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequel Before Sunset (2004).

In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in Training Day, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. Other films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the title role in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), and the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).

Hawke has appeared in many theater productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, Hurlyburly, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007 Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want. Aside from acting, he has written two novels, The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002). Between 1998 and 2004, Hawke was married to actress Uma Thurman.

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Filmography (50 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···24 Hours to Live
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Travis Conrad)
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as Jolly the Pimp)
(movie, 2017)
···Maudie
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Everett Lewis)
(movie, 2016)
···In a Valley of Violence
Genre: Thriller, Western
By: Ti West
Role: Actor (as Paul)
(movie, 2016)
···The Magnificent Seven
Genre: Adventure, Action, Western
Role: Actor (as Goodnight Robicheaux)
(movie, 2016)
···The Phenom
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hopper Sr.)
(movie, 2015)
···Regression
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bruce Kenner)
(movie, 2015)
···Ten Thousand Saints
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Les)
(movie, 2015)
···Good Kill
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Commandant Tom Egan)
(movie, 2015)
···Maggie's Plan
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as John)
(movie, 2014)
···Cymbeline
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Iachimo)
(movie, 2014)
···Predestination
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as The Bartender)
(movie, 2014)
···Boyhood
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dad)
(movie, 2013)
···Getaway
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Brent Magna)
(movie, 2013)
···Before Midnight
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2013)
7.3The Purge
Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as James Sandin)
(movie, 2012)
7.5Sinister
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Ellison Oswalt)
(movie, 2011)
···La femme du Vème
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tom Ricks)
(movie, 2010)
···Moby Dick
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Starbuck)
(movie, 2009)
···Daybreakers
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Edward Dalton)
(movie, 2009)
···Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sal)
(movie, 2009)
···Staten Island
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sully Halverson)
(movie, 2008)
···What Doesn't Kill You
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paulie)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hank)
(movie, 2006)
···The Hottest State
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···Lord of War
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Valentine)
(movie, 2005)
···Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Jake Roenick)
(movie, 2004)
···Taking Lives
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as James Costa)
(movie, 2004)
···Before Sunset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2002)
···Chelsea Walls
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Training Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jake Hoyt)
(movie, 2001)
···Tape
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vince)
(movie, 2001)
···Waking Life
Genre: Animation, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jesse)
(movie, 2001)
···The Jimmy Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ray)
(movie, 2000)
···Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hamlet)
(movie, 1999)
···Snow Falling on Cedars
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ishmael Chambers)
(movie, 1999)
···Joe the King
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Len Coles)
(movie, 1998)
6.8Great Expectations
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Finnegan Bell)
(movie, 1998)
···The Newton Boys
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Jess Newton)
(movie, 1997)
···Gattaca
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance
Role: Actor (as Vincent Freeman)
(movie, 1995)
···Before Sunrise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jesse)
(movie, 1994)
···Reality Bites
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Troy Dyer)
(movie, 1993)
···Alive
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nando Parrado)
(movie, 1992)
···A Midnight Clear
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Will Knott)
(movie, 1991)
···White Fang
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Jack Conroy)
(movie, 1991)
···Mystery Date
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Tom McHugh)
(movie, 1989)
···Dead Poets Society
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Todd Anderson)
(movie, 1985)
···Explorers
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Ben Crandall)